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UK band Dog Chocolate releasing debut album — stream shouty ripper “Plastic Canoe”

by Bill Pearis

Dog Chocolate

London four-piece Dog Chocolate describe their sound as “pencil-case punk,” whose main influence seems to be overwhelming angst and nervousness. The band’s panic attack of a debut album, Snack Fans, is a hyper-literate thrash around the bedroom — 14 songs in 26 minutes of catchy, shouty, uncomfortable-in-your-skin fun. We’ve got the premiere of “Plastic Canoe,” a bit of environmental paranoia that notes “plastic itself is an incredible material / it mixes carbon and hydrogen like milk and cereal.” Stream it, and album opener “Emotionally B.U.F.F,” below.

Dog Chocolate’s Snack Fans is out March 18 via Upset the Rhythm (the fine folks who put out last year’s excellent Sauna Youth LP). Preorder yours. The band have some UK dates on the horizon and those are listed, along with the album art and tracklist, below.

Dog Chocolate

Dog Chocoalte – Snack Fans tracklist
01. Emotionally Buff
02. Plastic Canoe
03. Con Air
04. Everyday’s the End of the World for Someone
05. Wish for a Cat
06. I Don’t Know
07. Roundabout
08. Wet Bandana
09. Be a Bloody River
11. Some Kinda Summer
12. Bent Wire Situation
13. Building Dens
14. Jono Filling Bin Bags

Dog Chocolate – 2016 Tour Dates
12/03 – London, UK @ Vinyl w/ Anguish Sandwich and Spinmaster Plantpot
09/04 – London, UK @ Vinyl w/ Charismatic Megafauna
10/04 – London, UK @ Cafe OTO w/ Normil Hawaiians, Bamboo and The Wharves

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